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cochins have Diarrhea....help!!!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by chicken head34, Jul 13, 2010.

  1. chicken head34

    chicken head34 Songster

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    my bantam cochins have diarrhea, its light brown in color...I feed them chick starter, there 10 weeks old. Is it what im feeding them? they dont act different.
     
  2. DTRM30

    DTRM30 Songster

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    http://chat.allotment.org.uk/index.php?topic=17568.0

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    be nothing to worry about - the range of "normal" is huge. Check out the link above - it has lots of photos of "normal" poo
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    If it has blood in it - then they may have cocci - though cocci doesn't always present as bloody poops. Are they acting normally ? eating and drinking well ? Any runny eyes or noses ?

    Could also be - if it's hot out and they're drinking a lot of water to stay hydrated - they'll have runnier poop - kinda like when people drink a lot and then have to pee a lot .... chickens' pee and poop is all one and the same. They don't really pee -
     
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  3. chicken head34

    chicken head34 Songster

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    they do drink alot, and it is hot! i guess thats it! thanx for the help! there acting completly normal....thanx!!![​IMG]
     
  4. chicken head34

    chicken head34 Songster

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    they do drink alot, and it is hot! i guess thats it! thanx for the help! there acting completly normal....thanx!!![​IMG]
     
  5. easttxchick

    easttxchick Lone Star Call Ducks

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    I agree with DTRM-mine have been drinking a LOT of water in the heat and it seems to be making looser poo than normal.
    Unless something else comes up that makes you think there is something wrong-don't worry. [​IMG]
     

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